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Beginners

PADI Discover Scuba Diving Koh Tao in Thailand

PADI Discover Scuba Diving - 1 Day Introductory Dive

Course Price: 2,500 THB (Deposit: 1,000 baht)

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* Extra dive +1,000 baht (pay on the day)

Whaleshark - PADI Open Water Course Koh Tao

PADI Open Water Course - Full 3/4 DAYS

Course Price: 11,000 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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advanced open water course

PADI Open Water + Advanced Course - 6 Day Package

Course Price: 20,000 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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PADI Rescue Diver Course Skills Koh Tao

PADI Open Water + Advanced + Rescue Diver Course - 10 Day Package

Course Price: 32,600 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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PADI Scuba Diver Course to 12 Metres

PADI Scuba Diver - 2 Day Introductory Course

Course Price: 8,500 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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PADI Bubblemaker Experience for Kids Koh Tao

PADI Bubblemaker for Kids - 1 Day Experience

Course Price: 2,500 THB (Deposit: 1,000 baht)

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PADI Seal team Underwater Adventures for Kids Koh Tao

PADI Seal Team for Kids - 1 Day Experience (1-5 Missions)

Course Price: 4,500 THB (Deposit: 1,000 baht)

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* 10 Additional Specialty AquaMissions (Master) are Not Included + 9,500 baht

Advanced

PADI Advanced Diving Course Thailand

PADI Advanced Open Water - 2 Day Advanced Course

Course Price: 10,000 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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PADI Rescue Diver Course Skills Koh Tao

PADI Rescue Diver - Includes EFR First Aid

Course Price: 13,000 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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learn to be a padi rescue diver koh tao

PADI Rescue Diver Course - No EFR

Course Price: 10,000 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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Emergency First Response course Koh Tao

EFR First Aid

Course Price: 4,000 THB (Deposit: 1,000 baht)

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PADI scuba review of skills

PADI Scuba Review - 1 Day Skill Refresher

Course Price: 1,800 THB (Deposit: 1,000 baht)

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Learn to Become a PADI Advanced Diver on Koh Tao

PADI Advanced Open Water + Rescue Diver - 6 Day Advanced Course

Course Price: 22,600 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Diver course Koh Tao

PADI Advanced Open Water + Nitrox - 2 Day Advanced Course

Course Price: 15,900 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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Specialty

PADI DPV Specialty Diver Koh Tao

PADI Specialty Courses - 2/3 day Specialty Courses

Deposit Required: 2,500 baht for all Specialty Courses (Check Each Specialty Page for Details)

BOOK ONLINE    Pay Deposit – 2,500 baht

 

Pro Level

Best PADI Divemaster Courses in the World

PADI Divemaster Course

Course Price: 30,000 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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* Not Including PADI Materials or Accommodation (see DM page)

PADI Instructor Development course Koh Tao

PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC)

Course Price: 39,900 THB (Deposit: 25%)

BOOK ONLINE    Course ONLY Deposit

* Not Including PADI Materials, Accommodation or PADI Fees (Check Page)

MSDT Instructor Specialty courses Koh Tao - Sidemount

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Program (MSDT)

Course Price: 22,000 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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* Not Including PADI Fee, Accommodation or PADI Specialty Fees (Check Page)

PADI idc staff instructor course koh tao

PADI IDC Staff Instructor Course

Course Price: 30,000 THB (Deposit: 25%)

BOOK ONLINE    Course ONLY Deposit

* Not Including PADI Fees

EFR Instructor Course Koh Tao

PADI EFR Instructor Course

Course Price: 8,000 THB (Deposit: 25%)

BOOK ONLINE   Course Only

* Not Including Materials or Certification Fee (see page)

Internship

PADI Divemaster Internship Koh Tao Thailand

PADI Divemaster Internship - Open Water > Divemaster

Course Price: 84,500 THB (Deposit: 20%)

BOOK ONLINE    All Inclusive*

* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

PADI Nitrox & Deep Diver Specialty Course Koh Tao

PADI Divemaster Internship - Advanced Open Water > Divemaster

Course Price: 76,500 THB (Deposit: 20%)

BOOK ONLINE   All Inclusive*

* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

Information for Divers on Covid-19

PADI Divemaster Internship - Rescue Diver > Divemaster

Course Price: 68,500 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

PADI Diving Courses Koh Tao Thailand

PADI Divemaster Internship - Divemaster

Course Price: 54,500 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

PADI Diving Instructor Internship Koh Tao Thailand

PADI Diving Instructor Internship - Open Water > Instructor (OWSI)

Course Price: 180,000 THB (Deposit: 25%)

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* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

Information on Covid-19 for Scuba Diving - Training Standards

PADI Diving Instructor Internship - Advanced Open Water > Instructor (OWSI)

Course Price: 172,000 THB (Deposit: 25%)

BOOK ONLINE     All Inclusive*

* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

PADI Pro Level Diving Courses Koh Tao

PADI Diving Instructor Internship - Rescue Diver > Instructor (OWSI)

Course Price: 163,000 THB (Deposit: 25%)

BOOK ONLINE     All Inclusive*

* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

Ocean Planet- Koh Tao Scuba Diving Courses

PADI Diving Instructor Internship - Divemaster > Instructor (OWSI)

Course Price: 152,000 THB (Deposit: 25%)

BOOK ONLINE     All Inclusive*

* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

Marine Conservation Awareness Specialty Courses Koh Tao

Conservation Eco Internship

Course Price: 25,000 THB (Deposit: 20%)

BOOK ONLINE     Course Deposit

* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

Fun Diving

Explore the Underwater World of Koh Tao Fun Diving

Fun Dives for Certified Divers - 5 Pack

5 Dives: 4,500 THB (Deposit: 1,000 baht)

BOOK ONLINE     5 Dive Package Deposit (Must be Certified)

* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

Green Sea Turtle Koh Tao

Fun Dives for Certified Divers - 10 Pack

10 Dives: 8,500 THB (Deposit: 2,000 baht)

BOOK ONLINE     10 Dive Package Deposit (Must be Certified)

* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

Freediving

PADI Basic Freediver Course Koh Tao

Discover Freediving Course

Course Price:  2,500 THB (Deposit: 1,000 baht)

BOOK ONLINE   Course ONLY

* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

PADI Freediver Course

PADI Freediver Course

Course Price:  7,000 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

PADI Advanced Freediver

PADI Advanced Freediver Course

Course Price:  8,000 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

PADI Master Freediver - Open Water

PADI Master Freediver Course

Course Price:  22,000 THB (Deposit: 20%)

BOOK ONLINE   Course ONLY

* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

PADI Advanced Freediver Course Koh Tao

PADI Freediving Instructor Course

Course Price:  32,500 THB (Deposit: 20%)

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* Accommodation Not Included – Options Available

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best Koh Tao Diving Course Prices?

Koh Tao offers customers some of the lowest scuba diving course prices in the world at a tropical location that is perfect for learning to dive.

Beginner diving course prices normally range from 9,500 – 11,000 baht and can take 3 or 4 days to complete and a 1 day discover scuba diving experience will cost 2500 baht.

Koh Tao training standards are very high with performance based certified courses and no shortcuts in the training.

Be aware of buying very cheap courses to ensure your scuba diving experience is safe and fun, whilst learning how to dive with proper training and to the required training standards.

How much does PADI Open Water Course cost on Koh Tao?

PADI Open Water Diving course is the most popular entry level scuba diving course in the world and on Koh Tao it is priced around 9,500 – 11,000 baht.

PADI courses offer customers the highest training standards and are performance based and their Diving Instructors are expert at working with you towards certification.

The entry level PADI Open Water course normally takes between 3-4 days to complete, which gives you the time needed to master the skills required for certification.

How much are Pro level Diving courses on Koh Tao?

Pro level diving courses on Koh Tao begin with the PADI Divemaster course, with pricing starting from 30,000 baht. This is for the course fee only and does not include the materials you will need to buy at an additional cost.

PADI diving instructor course fee price is 39,900 baht for the course and you will need to buy the materials and pay the PADI certification fee, unless you buy an ‘all inclusive’ scuba diving internship package.

MSDT program (Master Scuba Diver Trainer) course fee price starts from 22,000 baht.

All inclusive MSDT packages start from 32,000 baht including the specialty course certification fees.

How much is Advanced Open Water course cost on Koh Tao?

PADI Advanced Open Water course price on Koh Tao starts from 10,000 baht and includes 5 Adventure dives scheduled over 2 days leading to certification upon successful completion.

Two of the dives you take are mandatory, such as Underwater Navigator and a Deep Adventure dive.

The other 3 dives are called ‘elective dives’ and can be discussed with your instructor and chosen according to your personal tastes, logistical and operational considerations.

What is the best Price for Divemaster Course on Koh Tao?

PADI Divemaster course on Koh Tao costs start from 30,000 baht. This does not include the materials required for the course.

Materials, which includes the Divemaster crew pack cost an additional 7,000 baht and there is a PADI certification fee paid direct to PADI of approximately AUS $220 (2021).

PADI Divemaster course has minimum requirements to enrol and can be completed in 4-6 weeks depending on your schedule.

What is the best price for Diving Instructor course on Koh Tao?

PADI Dive Instructor course on Koh Tao costs 39,900 baht for the course with additional costs for the materials of 17,500 baht for the PADI IDC crew pack.

There are also additional fees paid direct to PADI for the Instructor examination fee, EFR Instructor application and the Instructor application fee.

A cost-effective alternative is to sign up for a Diving Instructor Internship package, which includes all the fees required to become a certified PADI Dive Instructor.

What is the best Scuba Diving Internship Price on Koh Tao?

A Koh Tao Scuba Diving Internship is an all-inclusive training program scheduled over an extended period of time.

PADI Divemaster Internships start at 54,500 baht and for beginner to Divemaster you can expect to pay 84,500 baht.

PADI Dive Instructor Internship prices range from 152,000 baht for Divemaster to Instructor and 180,000 baht for beginner to teaching status scuba diving instructor.

Black Turtle Dive Marine Conservation Internship price on Koh Tao is 25,000 baht and is a foundational conservation course scheduled over 2 weeks.

It is important to understand that our Scuba Diving Internships include all the PADI fees, materials and there are no hidden costs or extras.

What is the cost of PADI Deep Specialty course on Koh Tao?

PADI Deep diver specialty course on Koh Tao costs 8,000 baht for a 4-dive course and includes the necessary equipment and PADI certification fee.

If the student is already a certified Advanced Open Water diver the price can be reduced for a 3 dive Deep specialty course to 6,500 baht.

Deep diver specialty course is best combined with the Nitrox specialty course, which can be completed at the same time and you will dive on a Nitrox gas mixture for 2 of your deep training dives.

What is the cost of PADI Wreck Specialty course on Koh Tao?

Wreck diver specialty course on Koh Tao costs 8,000 baht for a 4-dive course that includes penetration of the famous HTMS Sattakut navy wreck.

If the student has already completed a Wreck Adventure dive as part of their Advanced Open Water course the price can be reduced to 6,500 baht for a 3 dive Wreck specialty course.

PADI Wreck diver specialty course is best combined with the Nitrox specialty course, which can be completed at the same time and you will dive on a Nitrox gas mixture for your last 2 Wreck dives.

You can gain a double certification as a PADI Wreck and Nitrox specialty diver in the same time it takes to complete the Wreck specialty course.

What is the cost of PADI Nitrox Specialty course on Koh Tao?

PADI Nitrox (Enriched Air diver) specialty course on Koh Tao costs 7,500 baht and includes 2 Open Water dives using a Nitrox gas mixture.

Our Nitrox specialty course includes practical assessments, all equipment, certification and 2 Open Water dives on a Nitrox gas blend.

A Nitrox course student can complete a ‘no dive’ Nitrox specialty course by completing all other requirements of the course without the Open Water dives and be certified for a reduced price of 5,900 baht.

Our PADI Nitrox specialty course is usually combined with PADI Deep or PADI Wreck specialty courses by our students and is extremely popular.

What is the Price for Rescue Diver course on Koh Tao?

PADI Rescue diver course is a very popular course on Koh Tao and the cost is 10,000 baht, which includes all equipment and PADI certification fee.

To be certified as a PADI Rescue diver, students need to have a valid EFR certificate (or equivalent) and our Rescue course plus EFR course is priced at a discounted 13,000 baht for the two courses.

Our PADI Rescue course including EFR certification are prerequisite courses for our aspiring PADI Divemaster candidates and is often thought of as the most challenging yet fun and rewarding diving course.

What is the cost of a beginner diving course on Koh Tao?

A Discover Scuba dive 1-day diving experience is priced at 2,500 baht but is not a certified diving course.

Discover Scuba diving is a great way for non-divers to experience the underwater world for the first time before signing up for our PADI Open Water diver entry level diving course.

Our 3 or 4-day PADI Open Water diver course is the most popular beginner level diving course in the world and costs 9,500 – 11,000 baht including equipment and certification.

What is the best Price for a PADI Diving course in Thailand?

PADI diving course prices are different from area to area however, Koh Tao offers the best PADI diving course prices and the highest training standards.

Koh Tao entry level diving course prices range from 9,500 to 11,000 baht.

On the west coast you can expect to pay between 14,000 to 16,000 baht and on Thailand’s eastern seaboard the prices will be between 14,000 to 16,000 baht for the PADI Open Water diver course.